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Components of an Effective Business Presentation

You have a meeting with a distance learning investment company's CEO and a few other high-ranking officers. You are trying to obtain a loan for a distance learning company that you would like to start. Fortunately, you have a mentor to whom you can turn for help. Write your mentor a 2-page email in which you address the following:

Analyze the audience (be creative and imagine who the CEO and other officers are)
State the objectives for your presentation
List topics that will be covered in the presentation
Select a medium for your presentation to the CEO and explain why you chose it
Determine the image you wish to portray at this presentation and provide details on how you will project this image and if there are things that can help you do this
Submit your e-mail to your instructor via the Drop Box.

Thank you!

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Please see response attached, which is also presented below. I hope this helps and take care.

RESPONSE:

Analyze the audience (be creative and imagine who the CEO and other officers are)

The CEO and other officers are somewhat apprehensive and have limited knowledge about distant education. The audience's apprehension is expected due to the current market. Some commercial distance-education ventures are already beginning to revise their business plans in light of financial insecurities or shortfalls. In fact, several recent projects have found that it is not easy to attract outside financing to their for-profit venture.

State the objectives for your presentation

1. To present a business platform that is grounded in the target market needs (i.e., distant education market)
2. To sell my ideas to the audience
3. To get the loan for the distant learning company

List topics that will be covered in the presentation
1. ...

Solution Summary

Through application to the given scenario, this solution explains how to plan an effective presentation by accurately analyzing the audience, stating the objectives and comprehensively listing the topics to be covered in the presentation. Selecting an appropriate medium, determining the image and planning how to project the image are also imperative, as is getting the advise of a mentor, which are applied to the case scenario.

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